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Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) by M James Ziccardi

Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die)

by M James Ziccardi

Published August 6th 2012
ISBN : 9781478377924
Paperback
276 pages
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 About the Book 

This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and MarcusMoreThis book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. It is hoped that through this amalgamation of Stoic thought the reader will come away with a clear and concise understanding of this most noble of philosophies. Included in the books are the ideas put forward in the following works: Seneca *On The Shortness of Life *On Anger *On The Happy Life *On Peace of Mind Epictetus *The Discourses of Epictetus *The Enchiridion Marcus Aurelius *Meditations As a bonus, an Appendix has been included containing selected beliefs of the stoic philosophers categorized by subject matter (i.e. Pain and Suffering, Anger, etc.). This may assist the reader in comparing and contrasting stoic beliefs between the philosophers more easily.